Autumn Farm, Doubbt Official, Flickr Creative Commons, The Origins of Thanksgiving

The Origins of Thanksgiving

Though today's Thanksgiving is celebrated as a secular holiday for all, this North American holiday has its roots in a major religious schism in England that...

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Alekseyevskaya Cathedral Church, David Stanley, Flickr Creative Commons, (Countries that don't celebrate Christmas)

No Christmas Here!

As the biggest festival of the largest religion in the world, Christmas is celebrated in some form in pretty much every corner of the world. Here are the...

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Seafood Noodle Soup, Joe Loong, Flickr Creative Commons

The Food of China

When in China, you should expect the food to be quite different to your local Chinese takeout, and regionally the food will vary!

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Ka-ak street stall by the Corniche

The Food of Lebanon

Lebanese food is some of the best in the Middle East. It bears influences of various cultures and cuisines and is characterized by the use of local and...

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The Food of Mexico

The Food of Mexico

Be prepared to tantalize your taste buds with the wonderful culinary delights that Mexico has to offer the hungry traveller.

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Palermo market

The Food of Italy

We think that Aussie film director George Miller hit the nail on the head when he said that "The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days...

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The Food of France Provence

The Food of France

French food is so ubiquitous and revered across the globe that in November 2010, French gastronomy was added by the UNESCO to its lists of the world's...

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Sunset at Chania

Top 10 Sites of Crete

Crete provides everything for a perfectly balanced trip. Between coastal and bucolic landscapes, diverse and rich history and cultural identity, and a unique...

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Louisiana food DEEP SOUTH

The Food of the Deep South

Typically, America's 'Deep South' includes the States of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana as well as both of the Carolinas.

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Minoan Frescoe

Study Guide: The Mystery of The Minoan...

The Minoans represented the first advanced civilization in Europe, leaving behind massive building complexes, tools, artwork and writing systems.

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